Don’t let the summer sun melt your makeup – try these sweat-proof products that really work!


As summer starts heating up, makeup is the first thing to smudge thanks to high humidity and climbing temps. Fortunately, there are plenty of new beauty products on the market that promise to keep your face looking flawless even on the stickiest of days.

Check out the sweat-proof makeup products that we’ll be using to stay fresh and fabulous through summer:

Dermelect Mattifier

Dermelect Pore Revolution & T-Zone Mattifier

One of the biggest culprits of a shiny face is sweat, but this product provides a quick fix in the form of a fresh, pure, matte finish with a velvety-soft feel. Made with Salicylic Acid and Huberderm, it promises to instantly control shine, hide breakouts and reduce clogged pores.

Available for $28 at

Glo Cheek Stain

Glo Minerals Powder Cheek Stain

This cheek stain delivers vibrant long-lasting color for a fresh flush that lasts all day. It’s easier to apply than liquid cheek stain, and since it’s both swim and sweat resistant you won’t have to worry about reapplying. Bonus – Vitamins A, C, E and Green Tea Extract are found in this formula.

Available for $26 at

Palladio Lip Stain

Palladio Herbal Lip Stain

It’s hard enough to keep lipstick from showing up on your pearly whites – factor in a sweaty, humid day, and you’re lipstick basically starts melting. This waterproof lip stain provides all-day hydration, and the range of shades offers something for everyone.

Available for $6 at

Sonia Kashuk Liner

Sonia Kashuk Dramatically Defining Long Wear Gel Liner

Eye liner is perhaps the most smudge-able of all makeup products, so if you break a sweat it’s almost certain to be the first thing to go. Beat the summer heat with this long-lasting eye liner. The gel formula means it glides on evenly and holds up throughout the day.

Available for $8.99 at

Top Shop Liner

Top Shop Waterproof Liner in Ebony

If you aren’t quite comfortable applying gel liner, this waterproof pencil is a great waterproof alternative. The ultra-adorable pencil delivers intense color, and the unique formula is resistant to water and sweat.

Available for $10 at

Mally Evercolor

Mally Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

This product has received rave reviews for its unparalleled ability to keep your foundation looking flawless for a really long time. The sheer featherweight formula reduces the appearance of pores and fine lines, and creates a smear-proof surface from morning to night.

Available for $40 at

Do you use any of these sweat-proof makeup products? Which one will you try this summer? Let us know in the comments below!

Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

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